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(Source : Information Services Department)

Stamp Duty (Amendment) (Residential Properties) Bill 2023 to be introduced into LegCo for First Reading and Second Reading

The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     The Legislative Council (LegCo) will hold a meeting on Wednesday (November 8) at 11am in the Chamber of the LegCo Complex. During the meeting, the Stamp Duty (Amendment) (Residential Properties) Bill 2023 will be introduced into the Council for the First Reading and the Second Reading. The Second Reading debate on the Bill will be adjourned.

     On Members' motions, Reverend Canon Peter Douglas Koon will move a motion on reviewing public finance policies. The motion is set out in Appendix 1. Mr Tony Tse, Dr Hoey Simon Lee and Dr Wendy Hong will move separate amendments to Reverend Canon Koon's motion.

     Mr Stanley Ng will move a motion on accelerating the construction of community facilities for a smart city and bridging the digital divide. The motion is set out in Appendix 2. Professor William Wong, Mr Duncan Chiu, Ms Elizabeth Quat, Mr Lee Chun-keung and Dr Lee will move separate amendments to Mr Ng's motion.

     Members will also ask the Government 22 questions on various policy areas, six of which require oral replies.

     The agenda of the above meeting can be obtained via the LegCo Website ( Members of the public can watch or listen to the meeting via the "Webcast" system on the LegCo Website. To observe the proceedings of the meeting at the LegCo Complex, members of the public may call 3919 3399 during office hours to reserve seats.


Ends/Monday, November 6, 2023
Issued at HKT 15:25